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It was a dawn of a new age for New Order as they landed stateside to perform without original bassist Peter Hook but saw the welcome return of Gillian Gilbert on synthesizers with new addition Tom…   Read Story »
In 1985, New Order released a song dedicated to Ian Curtis, the iconic singer who fronted their previous outfit. Titled "Elegia," the track appeared on the Low-Life LP in five-minute form. 27 years…   Read Story »
The latest issue of Mojo comes with a CD of various different bands covering songs from New Order's beyond-awesome 1983 New Order album Power, Corruption & Lies, as well as the singles from that era…   Read Story »
The new year's newest Mojo features New Order on the cover and a covers comp of the band's Power, Corruption & Lies. Tackling tracks from the '83 LP (along with "Blue Monday" and b-sides) are…   Read Story »
This summer Rhino releases the 18 track comp Total: From Joy Division to New Order, which ought to help fans frame the legendary bands' evolutionary lineage/enjoyment of royalties. Teasing aside, it…   Read Story »
When Bethany Cosentino, Kid Cudi, and Rostam Batmanglij made a video for their Converse-funded "All Summer" they opted to don over-sized versions of their own heads and move into a "warm apartment."…   Read Story »
Not really, but it's definitely the week for old(er) music dudes to be hurting folks' feelings. This situation with Mani and Peter Hook's a bit harsher than Lou Reed turning Susan Boyle into mush by…   Read Story »
Ex-Danity Kane lady Aubrey O'Day sampled the New Order classic, but changed the refrain to "Every time they see us ballin'/ They get down on their knees and hate." Give her all the Pulitzers please.…   Read Story »
Bad Lieutentant's basically late-period New Order minus Peter Hook and plus ex-Marion guitarist Jake Evans. Their debut Never Cry Another Tear's out in October. Alex James and Stephen Morris play on…   Read Story »
Last fall Peter Hook called late-period New Order an "empty shell." The guys have since filled up said shell by adding Blur bassist Alex James, labeling themselves Bad Lieutenant, and recording an…   Read Story »